Benje Bailey

Benje Bailey: Attorney with Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC AV stamp icon
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Benje Bailey joined the Brunini Firm in 2000 and is a member of one of
the Firm’s litigation departments. He received his B.P.A. from Mississippi
State University in 1997 and his J.D. from the University of Mississippi
in 2000, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and the
Mississippi Law Journal. Benje has extensive experience in handling
complex commercial, products liability, and mass tort cases in state and
federal courts in Mississippi and elsewhere. Benje has been a member
of trial teams on multi-state litigation concerning issues of national

Benje has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in
Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants,
and Trademark Law. Mid-South Rising Stars also recognized him in
Business Litigation, and he is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.

Benje is a past Recruiting Chairman of the Firm and is currently serving
as the Firm’s Associate Liaison. Benje is active in the Firm’s global legal
network, Meritas, as a member of the Litigation Steering Committee
and the New Member Engagement Committee. Benje has also been
active in business and civic affairs. He is a current Board Member for
Make-A-Wish Mississippi and the Sweetwaters Ministry. He also serves
as the President of North Jackson Youth Baseball & Softball and coaches
a number of youth sports teams.

Benje and his wife, Mimi, have four children and are active in their
church, Pinelake.

Honors & Awards

•Martindale Hubbell: “AV Preeminent”
•Mid-South Rising Stars: Business Litigation
•Best Lawyers in America : Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants and Trademark Law
•The Best Lawyers in America


•Benje Bailey Named to Meritas Board of Directors
•Brunini Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers
•United States Supreme Court denies certiorari review of Fifth Circuit ruling affirming summary judgment for clients
•Twenty- seven honored by Best Lawyers 2017, Four attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year”
•United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Clients
•Brunini’s 2014 Super Lawyers

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Personal Injury, Mass Torts, and Product Liability
  • Premises Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601-973-8709  Phone
601-960-6902  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 119, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
Mississippi State University, B.P.A., 1997
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
2000, United States District Court of Mississippi; 2000, Mississippi; 2000, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 2017, United States Supreme Court

Community & Professional Activities

•Capital Area Bar Association
•Mississippi Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Fifth Circuit Bar Association
•Jackson Young Lawyers Association
•Defense Research Institute
•Jackson Preparatory School Alumni Council 2008-10
•Meritas, Litigation Steering Committee Member
•Make-A-Wish Mississippi, Board of Directors
•Sweetwaters Ministry, Board of Directors
•North Jackson Youth Baseball & Softball, President 2016-present

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Representing Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi in multidistrict class action antitrust litigation centralized in Alabama federal court in which subscribers and health care providers allege a conspiracy to allocate markets and fix prices for health insurance premiums and provider reimbursements.; Represented Lincoln Electric, The BOC Group, Hobart, Illinois Tool Works, The ESAB Group, Airgas, and others in multidistrict litigation centralized in Ohio federal court and related Federal and state trial and appellate court litigation in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, and West Virginia by plaintiffs alleging neurological injury resulting from exposure to fumes from welding consumables and equipment.; Represented a variety of manufacturers in Mississippi litigation brought by plaintiffs alleging product liability claims.

Peer Reviews

Jackson, Mississippi

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